Carport



a roofed, wall-less shed, usually projecting from the side of a building, used as a shelter for an automobile.
Contemporary Examples

So I was there, on the step to the door to the carport, looking down at the box, feeling guilty for renting it.
Speak, Faulty Memory: Why Memoir Writing Is Harder Than You Think Dave Bry April 2, 2013

He resumed his attacks in 1999 with the rape of a 13-year-old girl who was abducted in a carport behind an apartment building.
Hunt for L.A.’s ‘Teardrop Rapist’ May Hinge on Familial DNA Testing Christine Pelisek June 29, 2012

Historical Examples

The driveway approaches the house from the southwest where the view first is of the carport and the 1957 addition.
Green Spring Farm Ross Netherton

That is an accurate picture showing the door opening to the carport; yes.
Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

You see, always I keep my car parked outside the carport there, on the other side.
Warren Commission (2 of 26): Hearings Vol. II (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

And is Commission Exhibit 446 a view of a portion of the carport area of the Randle home?
Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

And the kitchen portion of the Randle home facing on the carport?
Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

At this time, also, the carport was relocated, and terraces were created on the east and west sides of the house.
Green Spring Farm Ross Netherton

I saw him as he crossed the street and come across my driveway to where Wesley had his car parked by the carport.
Warren Commission (2 of 26): Hearings Vol. II (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

He was to be in the carport and they were 20 or 25 feet back in the building.
Warren Commission (12 of 26): Hearings Vol. XII (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

noun
a shelter for a car usually consisting of a roof built out from the side of a building and supported by posts
n.

also car-port, 1939, American English, from car + port (n.1).

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